The permitted maximum Civpol contingent is 30 persons, police officers or border police. On average 40% of the contingent is deployed. The Confederation's priority regions are defined according to the Confederation's foreign policy strategy, currently with a focus in particular on the African continent.
World map showing all current and previous deployments. © FDFA
UNSOM, UN Mission in Somalia
The mission supports the efforts of the Federal Government and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by providing advice on peacebuilding and strengthening the rule of law.
MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Protecting the civilian population and supporting the government's measures to consolidate peace, including overseeing troops on location and ensuring respect for the civilian population's fundamental rights
MINUSMA and EUCAP Sahel Mali
The UN supports the political process aimed at restoring peace in the country; whereas the EU enforces and modernises its security forces.
Previous Missions
Details of previous CIVPOL engagements around the world
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Last update 18.03.2021
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